ALLDATA Celebrates 30 Years of Innovation, Industry Leadership and Putting Customers First
ALLDATA Revolutionized the Automotive Repair Industry and
Continues to Innovate to Meet Evolving Customer Needs
ELK GROVE, Calif., – May 11, 2016 – ALLDATA
LLC, an AutoZone company and the leading provider of
manufacturers’ automotive repair information and solutions for
the professional automotive service and collision repair
industries, celebrated its 30th anniversary this month. ALLDATA
was founded in 1986 in Elk Grove, California, with the goal of
making it easier for technicians to access the reliable, updated
OEM information they need to complete repairs. The company has
grown to cover 95 percent of the OEM market, providing accurate,
updated information to more than 80,000 customers.
“ALLDATA invented the auto repair information market and we’ve
diversified our solutions from repair information to include shop
management, mobile repair, experience-based repair information
and collision data,” said Mitch Major, President of ALLDATA LLC.
“Our customers are the most important members of our team and we
strive to offer solutions that make their jobs easier. ALLDATA is
continuing to evolve and introduce new products to help shops
efficiently complete repairs and get vehicles back to customers.
I’m really looking forward to the innovations and evolution
ALLDATA will experience over the next few years.”
The first 10 years in ALLDATA’s history were spent building the
OEM information database that revolutionized the auto repair
industry. Other companies jumped into the market when they saw
ALLDATA’s success but ALLDATA has remained the market leader.
ALLDATA has always focused on its customers to provide solutions
to their repair needs. From its beginning with one product,
ALLDATA has evolved to address multiple elements of shop
operations. A timeline of significant milestones includes:
1986: ALLDATA Repair launched the automotive repair information
1996: ALLDATA is acquired by AutoZone, creating an automotive
2007: ALLDATA Collision expands into the collision repair
2012: Training Garage, a comprehensive online training resource
for shop staff at all levels, is launched.
2013: ALLDATA Europe brings ALLDATA’s market leadership to the
2013: Multiple product launches, including:
ALLDATA Manage Online, a robust shop management system that
is accessible anytime and anywhere.
ALLDATA Mobile—the first mobile solution in the marketplace.
ALLDATA Community, the experience-based repair forum that is
included in ALLDATA Repair.
2014: ALLDATA Tech-Assist, which provides phone-based diagnostic
support from a team of ASE Certified Master Technicians.
2015: ALLDATA expanded to Mexico.
ALLDATA products are currently offered in the United States,
Canada, Mexico and Europe. ALLDATA also offers a DIY option for
individuals interested in repairing their own vehicles.
“For over 17 years, ALLDATA has played a vital role in driving
our shop’s goal of exceeding clients’ expectations,” said Nick
Lettini owner of Frank’s Automotive. “ALLDATA helps us constantly
evolve our business to meet the ever-changing technology
landscape within the automotive aftermarket. Serving our clients
with accurate information is the true value of ALLDATA.”
“ALLDATA is a phenomenal organization that created and then
dominated the auto repair information market with innovative
products and services to make the job of every person in a shop
easier so they, in turn, can better serve their customers,” said
Bill Rhodes, President and CEO of AutoZone. “I was on the team
that helped bring ALLDATA into the AutoZone family 21 years ago.
It’s been an amazing journey, working together to put customers
first and deliver the parts and solutions they need to run
profitable businesses. ALLDATA has had 30 remarkable years in
business and the enthusiasm and energy of our team means the next
30 years will be just as significant.”
For more information about ALLDATA, please visit www.alldata.com or call 916-478-3312.
ALLDATA, founded in 1986 with more than 80,000 automotive repair
and collision shop subscribers, is the leading provider of
manufacturers’ service and repair information, shop management
software and customer relations tools for the automotive repair
and collision industries. Professional automotive repair shops
across North America depend on ALLDATA for their automotive
repair information needs and to purchase parts from more than
3,400 AutoZone Commercial program locations.
ALLDATA Repair® is the
leading provider of comprehensive, factory-correct repair
information for the automotive industry—and it includes expert
repair support in ALLDATA Community. ALLDATA Collision® is the
single source of OEM collision repair information, delivering
unedited and regularly updated information for structural
repairs, mechanical and diagnostic information. The ALLDATA
Mobile app, combined with a tablet, makes vehicle information and
ALLDATA Repair available right at the vehicle to speed repairs.
OnlineTM is a comprehensive shop management system that offers
anytime, anywhere access to create quotes and invoices,
electronically order parts, manage bays and technicians and track
shop profitability. ALLDATA Tech-Assist provides one-on-one
assistance by phone from ASE Certified Master Technicians to help
diagnose and solve tough repairs. Visit www.alldata.com for more information.
As of February 13, 2016, AutoZone sells auto and light
truck parts, chemicals and accessories through 5,193 AutoZone
stores in 50 states plus the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico
in the U.S., and 451 stores in Mexico, 24 IMC branches and eight
stores in Brazil and for a total count of
AutoZone is the leading retailer and a leading distributor of
automotive replacement parts and accessories in the United
States. Each AutoZone store carries an extensive product line for
cars, sport utility vehicles, vans and light trucks, including
new and remanufactured automotive hard parts, maintenance items,
accessories, and non-automotive products. Many stores
also have a commercial sales program that provides commercial
credit and prompt delivery of parts and other products to local,
regional and national repair garages, dealers, service stations,
and public sector accounts. IMC branches carry an
extensive line of original equipment quality import replacement
parts. AutoZone also sells the ALLDATA brand
diagnostic and repair software through www.alldata.com. Additionally, we sell automotive hard
parts, maintenance items, accessories, and non-automotive
products through www.autozone.com, and accessories and
performance parts through www.autoanything.com, and our
commercial customers can make purchases through www.autozonepro.com and
does not derive revenue from automotive repair or